Klaxons announce world’s first ‘3D printed tour’

Band will use printed guitars and amps on the road in the UK later this year

Klaxons have announced details of the first ever ‘3D printed tour’.

The tour will see the band hit the road around Britain in October and November, with everything seen on stage including guitars, amps and lights, created using the latest technology in 3D printing. See the video above to watch the band explain as they visit a 3D printing press. Priority tickets go on sale from 9am on Wednesday June 11.

Speaking about the tour, which begins on October 25 at Norwich Waterfront, Jamie Reynolds of the band says: “We’re going to do something nobody has ever done before. Something big, something fresh. Why not?”


The tour will follow the release of new album ‘Love Frequency’, which will be released via Akashic Rekords/Sony Red on June 16. The album was recorded over a period of three years with producers including LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, Tom Rowlands of the Chemical Brothers, DJ/producer Erol Alkan and electro duo Gorgon City. The band are streaming the album at The Guardian.

Klaxons will play:

Norwich Waterfront (October 25)
Leeds Cockpit (26)
Glasgow O2 ABC (27)
Manchester Academy 3 (28)
Brighton Concorde 2 (30)
Bristol Thekla (31)
Birmingham O2 Academy 2 (November 1)
Nottingham Rescue Rooms (2)
London Shepherds Bush Empire (4)

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